Russ Buettner

Russ Buettner

@russbuettner

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Reporter, The New York Times metro investigations team. For encrypted email, use key: 971409D7

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Joined on May 12, 2009
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @russbuettner and here's what we found interesting.

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This came in late re our story on Judge Maryanne Trump Barry from @reneeknake, legal ethics prof: “That the process allows a judge to end an investigation by retiring is an aspect of the system" that can impact “the public’s faith in the judiciary."

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Will a border wall really cut drug use and related crimes, as President Trump claims? El Chapo trial shows drugs come from Mexico via trains, trucks and tunnels — not long treks thru the an unwalled wilderness. ⁦@alanfeuer⁩ from the courthouse...

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“If you don’t care what the collateral damage you create is, then you have a potential advantage." https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/20/us/donald-trump-leadership-style.html … @russbuettner @maggieNYT

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Just posted: For people who have done business with the president, the protracted fight over the government shutdown reflects a time-tested playbook.

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One of the most upsetting findings of our tax fraud investigation was that the Trump family used bogus receipts to justify rent increases in their rent-stabilized buildings. For Sunday’s NYT we spoke to some of the tenants, with ⁦@russbuettner

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This is one of the most impt pieces I’ve read. To anyone interested in biz, public policy, consulting, enabling, navigating systems of power, read read read ⁦@nytimes⁩ incredible reportage on ⁦@McKinsey⁩’s serving of authoritarian regimes.

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A follow-up to our October investigation of President Trump’s inheritance - the tenants who took a hit for the family’s tax scheme.

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Read what Mayor Bill de Blasio calls a “horribly unfair and inaccurate article”

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Alcoholic Beverage Alert: A cocktail inspired by our Trump tax fraud investigation, from Friday Saturday Sunday, a restaurant in Philadelphia.

Alcoholic Beverage Alert: A cocktail inspired by our Trump tax fraud investigation, from Friday Saturday Sunday, a restaurant in Philadelphia.

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If you find nothing else to laugh about today... https://twitter.com/mckaycoppins/status/1059835249776058368 …

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Consulting Firms Keep a Lucrative Saudi Alliance, Shaping Crown Prince’s Vision https://nyti.ms/2CZ79Mi  The Times examines the enablers.

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If that sort of work has value to you, please consider subscribing. Original story:

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Number months we worked on the investigation: 18 Trump family tax returns we obtained: 200 Pages of financial documents we reviewed: 10,000 Total Donald J. Trump received from his father while pitching himself as a self-made tycoon: $413 million in today’s dollars.

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This new “The Truth is Worth It” ad highlights our investigation into President Trump’s inherited wealth and tax evasion schemes. with @susannecraig @DavidBarstow

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We're talking to @susannecraig and @russbuettner tomorrow at 10 ET about their explosive investigation into the Trump family's taxes, and whether or not they always paid them. What questions do you have for them?

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Inside the NY Times' extensive Trump family tax expose
@NicolleDWallace w/ @russbuettner 

Full segment: https://www.msnbc.com/deadline-white-house/watch/inside-the-extensive-trump-family-tax-scheme-expose-1339552323935 …

More on our story from Nicolle Wallace...

Quoted @SHO_Docs

From the creators of #TheFourthEstate comes #TheFamilyBusiness: Trump and Taxes. Follow a team of @NYTimes investigative reporters through their intense efforts in uncovering information that led to this exclusive report. Premieres this Sun at 8:30p on #Showtime.

From the creators of #TheFourthEstate comes #TheFamilyBusiness: Trump and Taxes. Follow a team of @NYTimes investigative reporters through their intense efforts in uncovering information that led to this exclusive report. 

Premieres this Sun at 8:30p on #Showtime.

We shot the rockstar journalists @susannecraig @DavidBarstow @russbuettner during their 18 month investigative odyssey reporting out the Fred Trump and soms family business. You can watch it this weekend on @Showtime. It was quite a ride. @SHO_Docs @nytimes

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City and state agencies open looks at Trump tax issues we raised this week

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